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Certificate in Supply Chain Management

 

The course is delivered through seven (7) block sessions with forty (40) days contact time over a period of sixteen (16) months. Detailed learning material is presented using lectures, group discussions, case studies and activities. Learners are expected to complete classroom assignments, and present information during plenary sessions.
Target Audience:
Supply Chain Practitioners within the public sector.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Broaden and improve the knowledge, skills and attitudes of all Supply Chain Management Practitioners or Officials concerned with the SCM function within public sector as well as parastatal institutions
  • Interpret and develop a procurement plan as well as implement a supply chain management strategy
  • Knowledge of the bidding process and its application within legislative requirements
  • Application and implementation of best practice warehouses and stores management procedures
  • Apply, develop and manage a departmental disposal management plan
  • Identify and manage risk within Supply Chain
  • Report on supply chain management performance scoreboard and Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment targets
Course Structure:
  • Block 1 - Introduction to Public Sector Supply Chain Management
  • Block 2 - Demand Management
  • Block 3 - Acquisition Management
  • Block 4 - Logistic Management
  • Block 5 - Disposal Management
  • Block 6 - Risk Management
  • Block 7 - Supply Chain Management
In order to qualify for the Supply Chain Management Certificate, the learner is required to complete the formative assessments (practical assignment) and the summative assessments (examination). As the summative assessment integrates and builds on subsequent blocks, candidates are expected to complete each block’s portfolio before continuing with the next block.
 
For a full description of each of the courses above please download the full course guide below